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Latest News: Languages

UK students are slowly ditching French and German in favor of Spanish and Chinese

Thursday, August 9, 2018  
Posted by: Dana Walker

For a Brit trying to decide which foreign language to learn, French has long been an obvious


choice. France is just across the English Channel, the language is widely spoken, and it is influential on the world stage.

But now, Brits are finally expanding their horizons beyond the languages of Europe, to China, the Arab world, and Latin America. While French remains the most-studied language among secondary school students in the UK, its popularity is falling dramatically. Spanish is risking along with non-European languages like Chinese and Arabic. The same trend is also happening in the US.

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